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Dr. Kevin Pope

Research Publications

  • Martin, D. R., D. Shizuka, C. J. Chizinski, and K. L. Pope. 2017. Network analysis of a regional fishery: implications for management of natural resources, and recruitment and retention of anglers. Fisheries Research 194:31-41. Download  | 
  • Allen, C. R., D. G. Angeler, J. J. Fontaine, A. S. Garmestani, N. M. Hart, K. L. Pope, and D. Twidwell. 2017. Adaptive management of rangeland ecosystems. Pages 373-394 in D. D. Briske, editor. Rangeland systems: processes, management and challenges. Springer, New York. Download  | 
  • Pope, K. L., L. A. Powell, B. S. Harmon, M. A. Pegg, and C. J. Chizinski. 2017. Estimating the number of recreational anglers for a given waterbody. Fisheries Research 191:69-75. Download  | 
  • Haak, D. M., B. D. Fath, V. E. Forbes, D. R. Martin, and K. L. Pope. 2017. Coupling ecological and social network models to assess "transmission" and "contagion" of an aquatic invasive species. Journal of Environmental Management 190:243-251. Download  | 
  • DeBoer, J. A., C. M. Webber, T. A. Dixon, and K. L. Pope. 2016. The influence of a severe reservoir drawdown on springtime zooplankton and larval fish assemblages in Red Willow Reservoir, Nebraska. Journal of Freshwater Ecology 31:131-146. Download  | 
  • DeBoer, J. A., and K. L. Pope. 2016. Factors influencing recruitment of walleye and white bass to three distinct early ontogenetic stages. Ecology of Freshwater Fish 25:504-517. Download  | 
  • Pope, K. L., M. A. Pegg, N. W. Cole, S. F. Siddons, A. D. Fedele, B. S. Harmon, R. L. Ruskamp, D. R. Turner, and C. C. Uerling. 2016. Fishing for ecosystem services. Journal of Environmental Management 183:408-417. Download  | 
  • Birgé, H. E., C. R. Allen, A. S. Garmestani, and K. L. Pope. 2016. Adaptive management for ecosystem services. Journal of Environmental Management 183:343-352. Download  | 
  • Pope, K. L., C. J. Chizinski, C. L. Wiley, and D. R. Martin. 2016. Influence of anglers’ specializations on catch, harvest, and bycatch of targeted taxa. Fisheries Research 183:128-137. Download  | 
  • Turek, K. C., M. A. Pegg, K. L. Pope, and S. Schainost. 2016. Potential population and assemblage influences of non-native trout on native nongame fish in Nebraska headwater streams. Ecology of Freshwater Fish 25:99-108. Download  | 
  • Spurgeon, J. J., N. T. Stewart, M. A. Pegg, K. L. Pope, and M. T. Porath. 2016. Using standardized fishery data to inform rehabilitation efforts. Lake and Reservoir Management 32:41-50. Download  | 
  • Turek, K. C., M. A. Pegg, and K. L. Pope. 2015. Experimental evaluation of rainbow trout Oncorhynchus mykiss predation on longnose dace Rhinichthys cataractae. Ecology of Freshwater Fish 24:600-607. Download  | 
  • Kowalewski, L. K., C. J. Chizinski, L. A. Powell, K. L. Pope, and M. A. Pegg. 2015. Accuracy or precision: implications of sample design and methodology on abundance estimation. Ecological Modelling 316:185-190. Download  | 
  • Spurgeon, J. J., M. J. Hamel, K. L. Pope, and M. A. Pegg. 2015. The global status of freshwater fish age validation studies and a prioritization framework for further research. Reviews in Fisheries Science & Aquaculture 23:329-345. Download  | 
  • DeBoer, J. A., J. J. Fontaine, C. J. Chizinski, and K. L. Pope. 2015. Masked expression of life-history traits in a highly variable environment. Great Plains Research 25:25-38. Download  | 
  • Pegg, M. A., K. L. Pope, L. A. Powell, K. C. Turek, J. J. Spurgeon, N. T. Stewart, N. P. Hogberg, and M. T. Porath. 2015. Reservoir rehabilitations: seeking the fountain of youth. Fisheries 40:177-181. Download  | 
  • Martin, D. R., C. J. Chizinski, and K. L. Pope. 2015. Reservoir area of influence and implications for fisheries management. North American Journal of Fisheries Management 35:185-190. Download  | 
  • Haugen, M. T., L. A. Powell, M. P. Vrtiska, and K. L. Pope. 2015. The effects of harvest regulations on behaviors of duck hunters. Human Dimensions of Wildlife 20:15-29. Download  | 
  • Chizinski, C. J., D. R. Martin, and K. L. Pope. 2014. Self-confidence of anglers in identification of freshwater sport fish. Fisheries Management and Ecology 21:448-453. Download  | 
  • Haak, D. M., B. J. Stephen, R. A. Kill, N. A. Smeenk, C. R. Allen, and K. L. Pope. 2014. Toxicity of copper sulfate and rotenone to Chinese mystery snail (Bellamya chinensis). Management of Biological Invasions 5:371-375. Download  | 
  • Chizinski, C. J., D. R. Martin, C. G. Huber, and K. L. Pope. 2014. The influence of a rapid drawdown and prolonged dewatering on fishing effort, catch, and harvest in a Nebraska reservoir. Great Plains Research 24:145-152. Download  | 
  • Huber, C. G., T. B. Grabowski, K. L. Pope, and R. Patiño. 2014. Distribution and habitat associations of juvenile common snook in the lower Rio Grande, Texas. Marine and Coastal Fisheries 6:170-180. Abstract |  Download  |  Publisher Website | 
  • Martin, D. R., C. J. Chizinski, K. M. Eskridge, and K. L. Pope. 2014. Using posts to an online social network to assess fishing effort. Fisheries Research 157:24-27. Download  | 
  • Spurgeon, J. J., R. H. Stasiak, G. R. Cunningham, K. L. Pope, and M. A. Pegg. 2014. Status of native stream fishes within selected protected areas of Niobrara River in western Nebraska. Great Plains Research 24:71-78. Download  | 
  • Turek, K. C., M. A. Pegg, and K. L. Pope. 2014. Short-term evaluation of visible implant alpha tags in juveniles of three fish species under laboratory conditions. Journal of Fish Biology 84:971-981. Download  | 
  • Pope, K. L., C. R. Allen, and D. G. Angeler. 2014. Fishing for resilience. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 143:467-478. Download  | 
  • Chizinski, C. J., D. R. Martin, K. L. Hurley, and K. L. Pope. 2014. Self-imposed length limits in recreational fisheries. Fisheries Research 155:83-89. Download  | 
  • Chizinski, C. J., D. R. Martin, K. L. Pope, T. J. Barada, and J. J. Schuckman. 2014. Angler effort and catch within a spatially complex system of small lakes. Fisheries Research 154:172-178. Download  | 
  • DeBoer, J. A., K. L. Pope, and K. D. Koupal. 2013. Environmental factors regulating the recruitment of walleye Sander vitreus and white bass Morone chrysops in irrigation reservoirs. Ecology of Freshwater Fish 22:43-54. Download  | 
  • Wilde, G. R., and K. L. Pope. 2013. Worldwide trends in fishing interest indicated by internet search volume. Fisheries Management and Ecology 20:211-222. Download  | 
  • Turek, K. C., M. A. Pegg, and K. L. Pope. 2013. Review of the negative influences of non-native salmonids on native fish species. Great Plains Research 23:39-49. Download  | 
  • Stephen, B. J., C. R. Allen, N. M. Chaine, K. A. Fricke, D. M. Haak, M. L. Hellman, R. A. Kill, K. T. Nemec, K. L. Pope, N. A. Smeenk, D. R. Uden, K. M. Unstad, A. E. VanderHam, and A. Wong. 2013. Fecundity of the Chinese mystery snail in a Nebraska reservoir. Journal of Freshwater Ecology 28:439-444. Download  | 
  • Unstad, K. M., D. R. Uden, C. R. Allen, N. M. Chaine, D. M. Haak, R. A. Kill, K. L. Pope, B. J. Stephen, and A. Wong. 2013. Survival and behavior of Chinese mystery snails (Bellamya chinensis) in response to simulated water body drawdowns and extended air exposure. Management of Biological Invasions 4:123-127. Download  | 
  • Uphoff, C. S., C. W. Schoenebeck, W. W. Hoback, K. D. Koupal, and K. L. Pope. 2013. Degree-day accumulation influences annual variability in growth of age-0 walleye. Fisheries Research 147:394-398. Download  | 
  • Wong, A., C. R. Allen, N. M. Chaine, D. M. Haak, K. L. Pope, N. A. Smeenk, B. J. Stephen, and D. R. Uden. 2013. Enamel-based mark performance for marking Chinese mystery snail Bellamya chinensis. Management of Biological Invasions 4:231-234. Download  | 
  • Angeler, D., Pope, K. L. and C. R. Allen. 2012. Saliendo del circulo vicioso: Gestiones
    alternativas para garantizar la sostenibilidad de la pesca. Revista Latinoamericana de Recursos Naturales 8(2):76-89.
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  • Hubert, W. A., K. L. Pope, and J. M. Dettmers. 2012. Passive capture techniques. Pages 223-265in A. V. Zale, D. L. Parrish, and T. M. Sutton, editors. Fisheries techniques, 3rd edition. American Fisheries Society, Bethesda, Maryland. Download  | 
  • Kowalewski, L. K., A. P. Maple, M. A. Pegg, and K. L. Pope. 2012. Latitudinal influence on age estimates derived from scales and otoliths for bluegill. North American Journal of Fisheries Management 32:1175-1179. Download  | 
  • Chaine, N. M., C. R. Allen, K. A. Fricke, D. M. Haak, M. L. Hellman, R. A. Kill, K. T. Nemec, K. L. Pope, N. A. Smeenk, B. J. Stephen, D. R. Uden, K. M. Unstad, and A. E. VanderHam. 2012. Population estimate of Chinese mystery snail (Bellamya chinensis) in a Nebraska reservoir. BioInvasions Records 1:283-287. Download  | 
  • Martin, D. R., B. M. Pracheil, J. A. DeBoer, G. R. Wilde, and K. L. Pope. 2012. Using the internet to understand angler behavior in the Information Age. Fisheries (Bethesda) 37:458-463. Download  | 
  • Martin, D. R., L. A. Powell, and K. L. Pope. 2012. Habitat selection by adult walleye during spawning season in irrigation reservoirs: a patch occupancy modeling approach. Environmental Biology of Fishes 93:589-598. Download  | 
  • Porath, M. T., L. D. Pape, L. K. Richters, K. L. Pope, and M. A. Pegg. 2011. Influence of throat configuration and fish density on escapement of channel catfish from hoop nets. Pages 563-571 in P. H. Michaletz and V. H. Travnichek, editors. Conservation, ecology, and management of catfish: the second international symposium. American Fisheries Society, Symposium 77, Bethesda, Maryland. Download  | 
  • Richters, L. K., and K. L. Pope. 2011. Catch of channel catfish with tandem-set hoop nets and gill nets in lentic systems of Nebraska. Pages 573-580 in P. H. Michaletz and V. H. Travnichek, editors. Conservation, ecology, and management of catfish: the second international symposium. American Fisheries Society, Symposium 77, Bethesda, Maryland. Download  | 
  • Allen, C. R., J. J. Fontaine, K. L. Pope, and A. S. Garmestani. 2011. Adaptive management for a turbulent future. Journal of Environmental Management 92:1339-1345. Download  | 
  • Martin, D. R., and K. L. Pope. 2011. Luring anglers to enhance fisheries. Journal of Environmental Management 92:1409-1413. Download  | 
  • Gosch, N. J. C., and K. L. Pope. 2011. Using consumption rate to assess potential predators for biological control of white perch. Knowledge and Management of Aquatic Ecosystems 403, 2:1-9. Download  | 
  • Gosch, N. J. C., L. L. Pierce, and K. L. Pope. 2010. The effect of predation on stunted and nonstunted white perch. Ecology of Freshwater Fish 19:401-407. Download  | 
  • Pope, K. L., S. E. Lochmann, and M. K. Young. 2010. Methods for assessing fish populations. Pages 325-351 in W. A. Hubert and M. C. Quist, editors. Inland fisheries management in North America, 3rd edition. American Fisheries Society, Bethesda, Maryland. Download  | 
  • Chizinski, C. J., K. L. Pope, and G. R. Wilde. 2010. A modelling approach to evaluate potential management actions designed to increase growth of white perch in a high-density population. Fisheries Ecology and Management 17:262-271. Download  | 
  • Chizinski, C. J., K. L. Pope, G. R. Wilde and R. L. Strauss. 2010. Implications of stunting on morphology of freshwater fish. Journal of Fish Biology 76:564-579. Download  | 
  • Gosch, N. J. C., J. R. Stittle, and K. L. Pope. 2010. Food habits of stunted and non-stunted white perch: the role of population status. Journal of Freshwater Ecology 25:31-39. Download  | 
  • Pope, K. L., and G. R. Wilde. 2010. Survival of foul-hooked largemouth bass (Micropterus salmoides). Journal of Freshwater Ecology 25:135-139. Download  | 
  • Gosch, N. J. C., K. L. Pope, and P. H. Michaletz. 2009. Stomach capacities of six freshwater fishes. Journal of Freshwater Ecology 24:645-649. Download  | 
  • Martin, D. R., L. A. Powell, and K. L. Pope. 2009. Spring home ranges of white bass in irrigation reservoirs of the Republican River Basin, Nebraska. Ecology of Freshwater Fish 18:514-519. Download  | 
  • Pope, K. L., R. M. Neumann, and S. D. Bryan. 2009. Warmwater fish in small standing waters. Pages 13-27 in S. A. Bonar, W. A. Hubert, and D. W. Willis, editors. Standard methods for sampling North American freshwater fishes. American Fisheries Society, Bethesda, Maryland. Download  | 
  • Chizinski, C. J., B. Sharma, K. L. Pope, and R. Patino. 2008. A bioenergetic model for zebrafish Danio rerio (Hamilton). Journal of Fish Biology 73:35-43. Download  | 
  • Wilde, G. R., and K. L. Pope. 2008. A simple model for predicting survival of angler-caught and released largemouth bass. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 137:834-840. Download  | 
  • Chizinski, C. J., C. G. Huber, and K. L. Pope. 2008. Development and validation of a bioenergetics model for the inland silverside in freshwater systems. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 137:254?261. Download  | 
  • Chizinski, C. J., C. G. Huber, M. Langoria, and K. L. Pope. 2007. Intraspecific resource partitioning by an opportunistic strategist, inland silverside Menidia beryllina. Journal of Applied Ichthyology 23:147-151. Download  | 
  • Pope, K. L., G. R. Wilde, and D. W. Knabe. 2007. Effect of catch-and-release angling on growth and survival of rainbow trout, Oncorhynchus mykiss (Walbaum). Fisheries Management and Ecology 14:115-121. Download  | 
  • Pope, K. L., D. R. Blankinship, M. Fisher, and R. Patino. 2006. Status of the common snook (Centropomus undecimalis) in Texas. Texas Journal of Science 58:325-332. Download  | 
  • Pope, K. L., and C. G. Kruse. 2007. Condition. Pages 423-471 in C. S. Guy and M. L. Brown, editors. Analysis and interpretation of freshwater fisheries data. American Fisheries Society, Bethesda, Maryland. Download  | 
  • Durham, B. W., G. R. Wilde, and K. L. Pope. 2006. Temperature-caused fish kill in a flowing Great Plains river. The Southwestern Naturalist 51:397-401. Download  | 
  • Chizinski, C. J., C. L. Higgins, C. E. Shavlik, and K. L. Pope. 2006. Multiple hypotheses testing of fish incidence patterns in an urbanized ecosystem. Aquatic Ecology 40:97-109. Download  | 
 

Current Staff

Federal Staff: 3

Masters Students: 10

Phd Students: 15

Post Docs: 3

University Staff: 26

5 Year Summary

Students graduated: 35

Scientific Publications: 110

Presentations: 192

 

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Nebraska Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit Lincoln, NE 68583-0984 Phone: (402) 472 - 0449 Fax: (402) 472 - 2722 Our University Web Site

Unit Leader

Craig Allen

Craig Allen received his Ph.D. from the University of Florida, and MS from Texas Tech University.

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Nebraska Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit Cooperators

  1. Nebraska Game and Parks Commission
  2. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
  3. U.S. Geological Survey
  4. University of Nebraska-Lincoln
  5. Wildlife Management Institute